User talk:Guy vandegrift

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Bell's theorem paradox draft[edit]

I moved "Draft/Bell's theorem paradox" to Draft:Bell's theorem paradox (with a colon rather than a slash). That is the proper page title for draft space. —teb728 t c 21:02, 6 December 2015 (UTC)

And now I messed up the talk page as well. I will blank it and put on the author delete. Are you a bot?--Guy vandegrift (talk) 21:08, 6 December 2015 (UTC)

Preview[edit]

When editing, have you ever tried using "show preview" instead on hitting "save page" every time you want to review your work? — RHaworth (talk · contribs) 11:55, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

I will work on that. I have been editing for a little over 2 years, and almost always on Wikiversity where the rules are looser. On Wikiversity I could write my own learning materials, and have written over 700 exam questions. Along the way I picked up a lot of habits that are bad from a Wikipedia point of view.
I have great respect for Wikipedia, which is why I chose to confine my unorthodox writing style to Wikiversity. In fact, the only reason I am on Wikipedia on this article is to attempt to get the v:Wikiversity:Education_extension extension installed on Wikiversity. I am a strong believe in separating the way Wikiversity works and the way Wikipedia works, and believe the best way I can serve Wikipedia is to make Wikiversity a quality place for alternative writing styles. See also v:OpenStax College.
I will try hard to create the habit of hitting show preview.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 13:07, 8 December 2015 (UTC)
Part of the problem is that I an writing this as a classroom project for 4 or 5 students in Wikipedia:Wiki_Ed/Wright_State_University/Introduction_to_Astronomy_(Spring_2016). This is why I wanted a temporary header section for the lede, and why I added a conclusion section. Though Wikipedia articles don't conclude by summarizing the entire article, students might want to add more information.
BTW, the dashboard says that there will be 25 students in the class. I have decided to greatly restrict the number of students working on Draft:Bell's theorem paradox by giving students the option of doing much easier projects on Wikiversity, where I will construct my own primitive version of WikiEd. I am developing this on v:Wright State University Lake Campus/Mock Course 1010. I originally asked WikiEd to install the extension onto Wikiversity, but they declined, and for good reason: They are swamped with managing Wikipedia projects and don't need me pestering them to build a Wikiversity extension that I can construct myself.
Having said all that, I can tell that you are a competent person and your involvement in Draft:Bell's theorem paradox is extremely WELCOME. You can help me train the best students in my Astronomy class how to become editors (even if I am too old to learn new tricks)--Guy vandegrift (talk) 14:41, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

Helloo[edit]

Hi--Estebanbenitez40 (talk) 19:08, 16 December 2015 (UTC)

About my subpages[edit]

Dear Wikipedia,

A month ago I was planning to move all my sandbox content articles from Wikipedia to Wikiversity. All that changed when I created Wikiversity:First Journal of Science. Please talk to me before deleting anything, and please let me know ASAP if I am violating policy.--Guy vandegrift (talk) 00:55, 15 January 2016 (UTC)